If you can’t, or don’t wish to, eat wheat, dairy or cane sugar, Jordan and Jessica Bourke have solved your problem in The Guilt-free Gourmet. These healthy recipes are absolutely delish using alternative ingredients. Smoothie fans will find a fab choice of four and there’s a recipe for spelt bread, along with several super salads and veggie dishes. We really, really fancied the charred shrimp with nam jim; chicken tagine and Thai coconut and lemongrass soup with shrimp. We also thought nectarine frangipane tart, orange zest brownies, lemon tart and cashew butter ice cream would be hard to resist. Struik Lifestyle, R257.
Aromatic bitters have been considered an essential ingredient behind the bar as far back as the first recorded cocktail recipes of the 1800’s. However,...